It's probably a darn good thing that I am good at compartmentalizing and managing time down to almost the minute. Last week this house threatened to get boring, and summer break seemed interminably long. This week? Not so much a concern. In fact, by Sunday we will all probably welcome a quiet day.
Today - any minute now - my stepsister's kids are showing up to stay till Wednesday morning. That will be an adventure. After they leave on Wednesday, the kids and I are going to run errands. Specifically we're going to drop off a book I'm selling, going to the library, and perhaps going to the grocery store on the way home. In the afternoon, they're going to do some research for a meeting we have on Friday.
Thursday will mean house cleaning and probably some laundry. The kids aren't very thrilled about that, but I've told them that the advantage of having a big house is that we CAN have groups here; at the old house, it wasn't as hard to clean, but we also couldn't invite people over like we can now. The good, the bad, the ugly... it's a balance.
Friday means our meeting, which is going to be a potluck lunch event, plus any laundry that didn't get done on Thursday.
And Saturday means a hair appointment for me (and possibly M2) followed by a different potluck in the evening with a different group of people... still at my house, though.
There's no way anyone here will be bored this week. It's probably a good thing.